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Good for age entries

If you've already run a full marathon in a particularly fast time, you might qualify for an automatic 'good for age' entry into the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon.


Do I qualify?

You can apply for a good for age entry if you've run a full marathon in the same time, or faster than, the times listed below, please note the times must have been achieved since the 1st of January 2012:

Men Time (in hours) Women Time (in hours)
Age 18 - 40 sub 3:05 Age 18 - 40 sub 3:45
Age 41 - 49 sub 3:15 Age 41 - 49 sub 3:50
Age 50 -59 sub 3:20 Age 50 -59 sub 4:00
Age 60 - 64 sub 3:45 Age 60 - 64 sub 4:30
Age 65 - 69 sub 4:00 Age 65 - 69 sub 5:00
Age 70 - 75 sub 5:00 Age 70 - 75 sub 6:00
76+ sub 5:30 76+ sub 6.30


How do I apply?

To gain a Good for Age entry you are required to show us proof of your qualifying time in a Full Marathon (26.2 Miles) achieved from 1st January 2012 and proof of Identity.

Accepted proof of result must be uploaded in the following format:

Scanned PDF or similar format.

URL link to the Marathon results site.

Accepted proof of Identity must be uploaded in the following format:

Scanned PDF or similar format of - UK Driving License (full or provisional) or UK Passport.


How do I apply?

If you are a UK resident and have achieved a Good for Age qualifying time (listed in the table above) please click on the apply for Good for Age entry box below to apply for your good for age entry, applications must be made no later than the 9th of July at midday (UK time), late applications will not be accepted under any circumstances.

If your application is successful you will be sent an email within 7 days confirming this with a link to allow you to complete and pay for your entry. You must have completed and paid for your entry no later than 5pm on the 26th July 2013, if you do not receive your email you must call us on 0207 902 0200, as the deadline will not be extended.